November 2016 Archives

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Amazon is having a time-limited sale today that includes the new edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration. This is a good way to get the new edition at a deep discount:

Follow this link. It should be somewhere on this page.

The deal is only available today (Tuesday, 22-Nov) from 12:05 PST to 6:05 PST.

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in Book News

Christine Hogan and I will be co-presenting a talk at Usenix LISA '16 entitled "Stealing the Best Ideas from DevOps: A Guide for Sysadmins without Developers". Full details are on the LISA website. The talk will cover a lot of the devops-y material from our newest book, the 3rd edition of TPOSANA. We'll be doing a book-signing shortly after the talk.

In addition, I'll also be teaching two half-day tutorials: "Personal Time Management: The Basics for Sysadmins That Are Overloaded" and "How to Not Get Paged: Managing On-Call to Reduce Outages".

Links to all of this here.

If you haven't registered for LISA yet, do it now!

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in LISASpeaking

You do? Then you should attend SESA '16 in Boston, Dec 6, 2016. For more info go to https://www.usenix.org/conference/sesa16 (I'm particularly looking forward to Nicole's opening keynote.)

 
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